Liberal Catholic Succession of the Holy Celtic Church
The bishops of the Holy Celtic Church can trace several lines of succession from the Liberal Catholic Church. This is one of them:
- James Ingall Wedgwood (1883-1951), 1st Presiding Bishop of The Liberal Catholic Church (consecrated as The Regionary Bishop of The Old Catholic Church in England) assisted by Charles Webster Leadbeater (1854-1934), 2nd Presiding Bishop, LCC (1923), and the Jonkheer Julian Adriaan Mazel (1869-1928), Regionary Bishop for the Netherlands, LCC (1924), on 13 July 1919 consecrated:
- Irving Steiger Cooper (1882-1935), Regionary Bishop for the United States, LCC (1919), who with Ray Marshall Wardall (1877-1953), 4th Presiding Bishop, LCCI (1947) and George Sydney Arundale (1878-1945), Regionary Bishop for India, LCC (1926), on 13 July 1931 consecrated:
- Charles Hampton (1886-1958), Regionary Bishop for the United States, LCC (1935), who with Archbishop-Primate Henry J. Kleefisch, The Byzantine Universal Orthodox Church, Archbishop-Primate Lowell P. Wadle, The American Catholic Church, and Patriarch Antoun Aneed, The Byzantine Catholic Church, exchanged consecrations on 23 August 1945 with:
- Wallace de Ortega Maxey (Mar David I) (1902-1992) Second Archbishop-Primate, The Apostolic Episcopal Church (1948). Archbishop de Ortega Maxey consecrated and enthroned as the third Archbishop-Primate on 7 November 1986:
- Nils Bertil Alexander Persson (Mar Alexander) (1941-), Third Primate of the Apostolic Episcopal Church (1986), who assisted by Philip Lewis, Metropolitan-Archbishop-Primate, The Ethiopian Orthodox Coptic Church of North & South America & Europe, and Paget E.J. Mack, Archbishop, The Franciscan Order of St Benedict the Moor, consecrated on 23 November 2008:
• Alistair Herrick Bate (Mar Alexei) - Presiding Bishop of the Holy Celtic Church.